Key Stage 3

Students start their science education at St George’s by following the Pearson Exploring Science curriculum. This is taught over 2 years (Years 7 and 8) and is designed to provide students with the building blocks and foundations for GCSE.

Key Stage 4

In Year 9 students begin studying for their GCSEs, following the Pearson Edexcel curriculum.

All students start on the Combined Science course but have the opportunity to move onto the Separate Science course towards the end of Year 10. Students complete all their formal exams at the end of Year 11.

Key Stage 5

At KS5 students are given the opportunity to study any combination of Biology, Chemistry and Physics at A-level. All 3 subjects follow the OCR curriculum and are taught over 2 years.

In addition to their final grade, students are also awarded a Practical Accreditation award which is assessed internally over the length of the course.

Science in Each Year

For more detailed information about how Science is taught at St George's please select the appropriate year group below: